Pollinators at Work in the Gardens

Pollinators at Work in the Gardens

The gardens at the Union Mills Homestead have been graced the last few weeks by beautiful butterflies that flutter from plant to plant providing hours of entertainment for visitors to the site. Butterflies and other pollinators are certainly fun to watch, but also perform an important role in the garden. Early Planning Pays Later in the Season You may recall

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Corn Roast 2019 a Success; Next Year a Big Anniversary

Corn Roast 2019 a Success; Next Year a Big Anniversary

The 49th Annual Corn Roast Festival at the Union Mills Homestead successfully concluded on August 3, 2019, after feeding almost 1900 guests. For six hours, hungry patrons were served plates of roasted chicken, sliced tomatoes, apple sauce, and a roll, and all the roasted corn they could eat. Guests of All Ages By the time the event opened at 11

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New Traffic Pattern at the Corn Roast

Look for a new entrance into the Corn Roast this year. The historic Bollman Bridge (the iron bridge over the tail race) is under construction so we can’t use it for our Corn Roast entrance as we have in the past. The event entrance will be through the picket fence by the gift shop. Please keep an eye out for

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Welcome to our Website!

Welcome to our Website!

Welcome to our new website! We hope you enjoy this site and find it informative. A special thank you to our talented web designer, Susan Shugars, for her vision and hard work to bring this project to fruition. And thank you to our Union Mills Homestead staff, in particular Melinda Setren, for the initiative to make this happen.